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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

During the past 30 days, how often did you use a prescription asthma inhaler during an asthma attack to stop it?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-4 5-14 15 or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,240 333 26.4 23.1-30.0 119 8.9 7.0-11.3 186 11.6 9.6-14.0 602 53.1 48.8-57.3
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 154 43 29.4 19.9-41.2 22 13.6 7.8-22.7 33 13.7 8.9-20.5 56 43.2 30.5-56.9
AGE
18-24 4 1 10.3 0.8-61.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.6 0.3-33.0 2 86.1 35.9-98.6
25-34 20 6 38.3 16.2-66.6 1 3.2 0.4-19.9 2 6.2 1.5-22.9 11 52.4 27.4-76.2
35-44 20 8 37.1 16.7-63.4 7 47.4 22.9-73.2 0 0.0 . - . 5 15.5 5.1-38.6
45-54 33 14 31.1 15.2-53.1 5 21.7 7.1-50.2 5 7.7 2.8-19.6 9 39.5 17.3-67.1
55-64 30 8 35.2 17.0-59.0 2 2.2 0.5- 9.4 12 31.0 15.3-52.8 8 31.6 11.4-62.5
65-74 34 5 19.3 7.7-40.7 5 17.9 7.1-38.2 9 28.3 13.8-49.3 15 34.5 19.5-53.4
75+ 12 1 13.8 2.0-55.9 2 7.6 1.7-28.6 4 40.5 15.8-71.2 5 38.1 14.8-68.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 44 11 24.5 12.8-41.6 10 23.4 10.8-43.4 10 19.7 9.8-35.6 13 32.5 17.8-51.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 51 15 26.2 12.6-46.7 3 4.7 1.3-15.4 14 15.4 7.1-30.4 19 53.7 29.7-76.2
Some Post-H.S. 29 7 28.9 13.0-52.3 4 14.9 4.4-40.0 6 13.7 5.5-30.3 12 42.5 20.5-68.0
College Graduate 30 10 39.5 17.0-67.5 5 17.1 5.1-44.0 3 5.8 1.5-19.3 12 37.7 17.4-63.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 49 12 23.1 12.0-39.7 7 17.3 6.8-37.7 15 20.1 10.7-34.6 15 39.5 21.7-60.7
$15,000- 24,999 40 9 27.4 13.1-48.7 6 11.8 4.6-27.2 10 22.1 10.7-40.0 15 38.7 19.5-62.1
$25,000- 34,999 10 3 25.8 7.1-61.0 1 1.9 0.2-13.7 0 0.0 . - . 6 72.3 37.9-91.8
$35,000- 49,999 14 7 57.3 27.8-82.5 2 12.7 3.0-40.8 0 0.0 . - . 5 30.0 9.4-64.0
$50,000-74,999 15 4 23.4 7.4-53.9 1 15.6 2.3-59.7 4 16.9 5.2-43.0 6 44.1 16.8-75.4
$75,000+ 8 2 43.5 9.0-85.8 3 32.8 7.1-75.7 1 5.2 0.6-33.1 2 18.5 3.0-63.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 102 24 25.0 16.1-36.8 19 19.5 11.2-31.8 28 20.6 13.2-30.6 31 34.8 22.1-50.2
No 51 19 34.6 17.9-56.3 3 7.1 1.7-25.1 4 5.3 1.8-14.7 25 53.0 31.4-73.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 3 1 4.1 0.3-34.2 1 72.1 16.2-97.2 1 23.8 2.1-82.3 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 151 42 30.2 20.4-42.3 21 11.8 6.7-19.8 32 13.4 8.7-20.2 56 44.5 31.6-58.3

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*These data apply only to those with current asthma.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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